COLUMBUS
Filmfest 2017

German Age Rating

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Thirtysomething Jin, born in Korea, works as a translator. He travels to Columbus, Indiana, where his dad went to give a lecture about local architecture and wound up in a coma. Jin meets Casey, who wanted attend the lecture. She works at the local library and takes care of her mother, a meth addict. Both of them, Jin and Casey, are stuck in difficult situations, unsure of how to pursue their dreams. As they grow closer, they discover the city of Columbus and each other.

tags: Relationship, Nature, Feature film, Urban

Cast: John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes, Rory Culkin

Credits

Screenplay: Kogonada

Director of Photography: Elisha Christian

Film Editor: Kogonada

Composer: Hammock

Production Designer: Diana Rice

Costume Design: Emily Moran

Sound: Mac Smith

Producer: Danielle Renfrew Behrens, Andrew Maino, Aaron Boyd

Co-Producer: Giulia Caruso, Chris Weitz, Ki Jin Kim

Production Company: Superlative Films

Co-Production Company: Depth of Field, Nonetheless Productions

World Sales: Visit Films

Director: Kogonada

biography

Kogonada is a South Korean-born American filmmaker known for his video essays: short videos which analyze the content, form, and structure of films and television series through narration and editing. His video essays are noted for their creative and precise editing style, often highlighting a particular aesthetic used by film directors. He is a regular contributor to Sight & Sound magazine and is frequently commissioned by North American home video distributor The Criterion Collection to create supplemental videos for its releases.